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   * In a browser, sign in to your **Google Account** then click the **Apps** icon and select **Drive**.   * In a browser, sign in to your **Google Account** then click the **Apps** icon and select **Drive**.
-  * Use the **Install drive for your computer** link to install the software ​on both PC, using the same **Google ​Account**.+  * Click the **Settings** cog icon and choose **Get Drive for desktop**, then scroll down to **For Individuals** and click <color blue>​**Download**</​color>​ and then <color blue>​**Agree and Download**</​color>​ to download and install the **installbackupandsync.exe** file on both PC, accepting ​the default settings. A white cloud icon **Backup and sync from Google** ​should appear in the **Notification** area that offers useful links and settings.
   * Use Windows/​File Explorer to move your **Family Historian Projects** folder into the **Google Drive** folder created in **Documents** (**My Documents**) on your main PC.   * Use Windows/​File Explorer to move your **Family Historian Projects** folder into the **Google Drive** folder created in **Documents** (**My Documents**) on your main PC.
   * Start **Family Historian** and via **File > Project Window** select **More Tasks > Project List > Choose Location for Projects** and point it to the folder you just moved into the **Google Drive** folder.   * Start **Family Historian** and via **File > Project Window** select **More Tasks > Project List > Choose Location for Projects** and point it to the folder you just moved into the **Google Drive** folder.